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Tacoma City Council approves 30-year Cheney Stadium lease with Tacoma Rainiers

The Tacoma City Council late Tuesday approved a 30-year lease agreement with the Tacoma Rainiers that will keep the minor-league baseball team playing in Tacoma through 2041.

The lease is contingent on major renovations to Cheney Stadium, which the council will consider next week as part of a bond issue proposal that will allot the bulk of a $30 million package for the ballpark upgrades.  Stadium renovations are expected to be substantially completed by March 2011.

We wrote about the planned stadium renovations and lease earlier this month here.

Under terms of the lease,  the team’s ownership group, headed

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